Salad for a Healthy Breakfast with Soft Boiled Eggs
Some of our best food choices can be made for breakfast. We are not limited to what we can start the day off with even if we want to eat a fresh salad!
Romaine lettuce is a nutrient-dense food with only 10 mere calories per cup and a great source of dietary fiber, potassium, vitamin B1, and vitamin C.
Breakfast of Salad for Healthy Glowing Skin!
Eating Romaine will help give you a healthy glow. Just six leaves of Romaine lettuce provides more than 100 percent of your daily requirement of vitamin A, which revitalizes skin by increasing cell turnover. The mineral potassium in romaine “gives skin a refreshing boost of nutrients and oxygen by improving circulation,” says Lisa Drayer, R.D., author of The Beauty Diet.
By starting your day of with a serving of greens and an array of garden vegetables, the rest of the day is sure to be filled with healthy choices.
Eggs are pretty incredible when you take a look at their nutritional value. Eggs are a great source of complete protein, not to mention affordable for everyone.
Salads are pretty simple to prepare, so this makes for a quick breakfast to assemble in the morning. Even if you don’t have time to eat a salad for breakfast every morning, this makes for a great weekend healthy breakfast!
2 cups of raw leafy greens equals one cup of vegetables. We need at least 2-1/2 cups of vegetable servings per day so you are half way there!
Pair this with a slice of whole grain toast and the day will be simply amazing!
- 6 Romaine lettuce leaves (about 2 cubs)
- 1 soft boiled egg, peeled and cut in half
- 1/2 cup chopped red pepper
- 2 slices avocado
- 1/4 cup feta crumbled feta cheese
- 1 tablespoon toasted sunflower seeds
- Cook whole egg in lightly boiling water for 5-7 minutes.
- Peel cooled egg and chop into 2-4 pieces.
- Clean the romaine lettuce leaves and chop small.
- Place lettuce on a plate and top with eggs and vegetables.
So don’t let that Romaine lettuce in your fridge go bad! Make a delicious breakfast salad with plenty of veggies and get your day started off right!
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